Class of 1961
|Donald Ivan Butler, 72, died after a lengthy battle
with cancer on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at his home in Fort Worth, TX.
A Memorial Service will be held at Ridgeway Funeral Home.
Visitation is from 12 - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6th. The Service will begin at 2 p.m.
Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Don was born April 28, 1943 in Halls, TN and grew up in Paris.
He was a proud member of the United States Air Force, an avid amateur radio operator (call sign, N4UJW), and webmaster of hamuniverse.com.
Don is survived by his wife of 37 years: Earlene Parrish Butler; sons John (Amanda) Butler, William Butler, David (Karen) Brown, Richard (Stephanie) Brown; grandsons Vashon and Trent Brown, & Johnathan and Jody Strickland.
His mother: June Butler; brothers: Bobby Butler and Tommy (Mary) Butler; sisters: Cindy (Steve) Schaffer and Jan Butler, as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father: Ivan Butler and daughter: Donna Jo Allen.
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